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equivocar

  
equivocar
transitive verb
1. (to mix something up) 
a. to get wrong 
Perdón, equivoqué la dirección de email.Sorry, I got the email address wrong.
2. (to cause someone to make an error) 
a. to make go wrong 
Cállate un momento. Estos cálculos son complicados y me vas a equivocar.Can you be quiet for a moment? These calculations are complicated, and you're going to make me go wrong.
b. to make make a mistake 
Me fié de esta app y me equivocó.I trusted this app, but it made me make a mistake.
3. (to make a poor choice of) 
Creo que equivoqué la carrera; mi hermano gana mucho más que yo.I think I chose the wrong career; my brother earns much more than I do.
Me parece que equivoqué la especialidad, y ahora voy a tener problemas para conseguir trabajo.It looks like I picked the wrong major, and now it will be difficult to get a job.
equivocarse
pronominal verb
4. (to be in error; often used with "con") 
a. to be wrong 
No me equivoqué con él; es un hombre muy amable y sincero.I wasn't wrong about him; he's a very kind, sincere man.
b. to be mistaken 
Creo que te equivocas; mi hija nunca haría tal cosa.I think you're mistaken; my daughter would never do such a thing.
5. (to make an error; often used with "con") 
a. to make a mistake 
Apaga la música; no quiero equivocarme.Can you turn the music off? I don't want to make a mistake.
La empresa reconoce que se equivocó con su respuesta.The company recognizes that it got its response wrong.
El gobierno se equivocó con esta medida.The government got it wrong with this policy.
6. (to slip up over; used with "de") 
Mi madre se equivocó de tren y, por consiguiente, no lllegó aquí hasta la una de la madrugada.My mother got on the wrong train and, as a result, didn't get here till one in the morning.
Te equivocaste de mes. El cumpleaños de Fernando es el dos de julio y no el dos de junio.You got the month wrong. Fernando's birthday is the second of July not the second of June.
equivocar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
equivocar algo con algoto mistake something for something
equivocar el caminoto take the wrong road
equivoqué la fechaI got the date wrong
equivocarse
pronominal verb
2. (estar en un error) 
a. to be wrong 
3. (cometer un error) 
a. to make a mistake 
te equivocas con tu profesor, no es tan mala personayou're wrong about your teacher, he's not such a bad person
te equivocas si crees que me voy a asustaryou're mistaken if you think you're going to frighten me
se equivocó de nombre/puertahe got the wrong name/door
equivocarse en algoto make a mistake in something
se equivocó en la sumahe got the total wrong
equivocar
transitive verb
1 (confundir) to get mixed up; mix up
he equivocado las direcciones de los sobres I've got the addresses mixed up on the envelopes; I've mixed up the addresses on the envelopes
2
equivocar a algn to make sb make a mistake
si me hablas mientras escribo me equivocas if you talk to me while I'm writing, you'll make me make a mistake o you'll make me go wrong
3 (errar)
equivocar el camino to go the wrong way; to make the wrong choice
pronominal verb
equivocarse (no tener razón) to be wrong; be mistaken
te equivocas, eso no es así you're wrong o mistaken, it isn't like that; si crees que voy a dejarte ir, te equivocas if you think I'm going to let you go, you're wrong o mistaken; me equivoqué muchas veces en el examen I made a lot of mistakes in the exam
(cometer un error) to make a mistake
equivocarse con algn to be wrong about sb
la consideraba honesta, pero me equivoqué con ella I thought she was honest, but I was wrong about her
equivocarse de algo
nos equivocamos de hora y llegamos tarde we got the time wrong, and we arrived late
me equivoqué de puerta me equivoqué de fecha y se me pasó el plazo
se equivocaron de tren they caught the wrong train; se equivocaron de casa they went to the wrong house; perdone, me he equivocado de número sorry, (I've got the) wrong number
Verb Conjugations for equivocar
Gerund: equivocando
Participle: equivocado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoequivocoequivoquéequivocabaequivocaríaequivocaré
equivocasequivocasteequivocabasequivocaríasequivocarás
él/ella/Ud.equivocaequivocóequivocabaequivocaríaequivocará
nosotrosequivocamosequivocamosequivocábamosequivocaríamosequivocaremos
vosotrosequivocáisequivocasteisequivocabaisequivocaríaisequivocaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.equivocanequivocaronequivocabanequivocaríanequivocarán
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